1st May

Mathematicians who were born or died on 1st May


Mathematicians born on this day:

1793 : Jakob Kulik
1825 : Johann Balmer
1863 : Luigi Berzolari
1891 : Louis Melville Milne-Thomson
1908 : Hans Schubert
1908 : Morris Kline
1924 : Evelyn Boyd Granville
1926 : Peter Lax
1956 : Laila Soueif

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1870 : Gabriel Lamé
1916 : Adolf Weiler
2011 : Ernest Wilkins
2011 : Steven Orszag

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Johann Balmer Gabriel Lamé Hans Schubert


A quotation for today

Morris Kline (1908 - 1992)

In brief, the whole world is the totality of mathematically expressible motions of objects in space and time, and the entire universe is a great, harmonious, and mathematically designed machine.



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School of Mathematics and Statistics
University of St Andrews, Scotland